Misery and Forgiveness in Euripides: Meaning and Structure in the Hippolytus

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The tragedies of Euripides are among the most admired works of Greek literature. They are valued especially in our own day for their sceptical attitude to authority and divinity, for their psychological complexity and for their sympathetic but unsentimental portrayal of assertive women. In this striking new monograph, Boris Nikolsky reinterprets a Euripidean tragedy which combines these qualities to the highest degree, the Hippolytus. Nikolsky questions the current gender and psychoanalytical approaches to Hippolytus and ...

Misery and Forgiveness in Euripides: Meaning and Structure in the Hippolytus 2015, Classical Press of Wales, Swansea

ISBN-13: 9781910589038

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